The Department of Automobile Engineering at MIT was an under-graduate Programme in Automobile Engineering for Science graduates (B.Sc). Subsequently, on the formation of Anna University in 1978, MIT has become one of the constituent institutions of the University and hence, the Department has also become a department of Anna University. The postgraduate Programme was started in 1978. This is the only pioneering Institute which is a offers both UG and PG Programmes in Automobile Engineering in the whole of India, besides offering MS (by research) and Ph.D. Programmes. Since 1996 a 4 year B.Tech undergraduate programme for students of higher secondary education is also being offered. Besides the academic activities, the department is dynamically involved in the programmes of "CENTRE FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH AND TRAINING" (CART).

Automobile Department
Engine and chassis components Laboratory
Engine and vehicle testing laboratory
Automotive Electronics Laboratory

HOD's Desk

Department of Automobile Engineering was started in the year 1949 at MIT and was offering a three-year course in Automobile Engineering for science graduates....


The Department offers a 8-semester B.Tech. undergraduate programme in Automobile Engineering for those who have passed the Plus Two examinations...


To enhance the practical knowledge of the students, engines from some renowned industries are displayed (Ashok Leyland, Ford etc.).

Contact Information:

Head Of the Department

Department of Automobile Engineering

Madras Institute of Technology Campus

Anna University

Chrompet, Chennai-600044.

Tamil Nadu, India.